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Date:	Wed, 11 Jun 2008 19:06:55 +0400
From:	Alexey Kuznetsov <>
Subject: Re: [fixed] [patch] Re: [bug] stuck localhost TCP connections, v2.6.26-rc3+


> On Tue, 2008-06-10 at 15:32 -0700, David Miller wrote:
> I took a close look at this, it seems this patch adds
> an ABBA deadlock.  But I might be wrong.

Yes, this is not a real deadlock. But also it is not even a lock.
bh_lock_sock on listening socket is not enough to lock it.

Seems, the solution would be forcing bh_lock_sock() to protect accept_queue,
which is a mess. Or adding a separate spinlock, like it was done with
syn_wait_lock. Also not good.

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